Jessica Carpenter-Glanz  @ 02/04/2020 09:04:56
Thank you Boris. We are on it and thank you for being a great leader in this really stressful time. I can't tell you how much we need this.

Francisco Hidalgo  @ 02/04/2020 09:04:12
Brilliant Boris!! You are absolutely right!!

Fantastic and realistic news for all us!

Best regards

Ivana Radic Borsic  @ 29/03/2020 02:03:06
Dear Boris,

I am glad I could be of help to Nina. Nina doesn’t need much and I am happy to be there for her. I am very touched by your words; I feel very blessed and lucky to have been given the opportunity to work with you personally and in an organization like Cortec where I was able to grow, learn and enjoy my work! You have been more than kind to me and my family, from the first day we came to Minnesota! Lot of great memories we created together. Hope these hard times will be over soon, for all of us to continue working and living normally...

Thank you again, wishing good health to you and Ines,


Jay Zhang  @ 27/03/2020 04:03:39
Hi, Boris.

As you might have learned that I have resigned. This personal note expresses my sincere thanks to you for Cortec and its platform with which I spent four years of professional career.

Here, I met and worked with many great people, not only in the US but around the world as well. Together, we created value for the company and customers. It has been a great journey and the memories will last for the lifetime. I am 100% certain that I will continue to see corrosions around me and if a solution is needed, Cortec definitely is the place to call.

I copied Michael on this email because all three of us have one thing in common - we are all first generation immigrants to US. We came to this great country with a dream and we find happiness in pursuing and living the dream. I am totally inspired by how you and Michael fought against the odds in the old countries, captured the opportunity and became as successful as you are today.

I wish you, your family, all your loved ones, our team and Cortec the best, especially during this uncertain and trying time.

Most gratefully and sincerely,


JoAnn Frekot  @ 11/02/2020 10:02:27

Boris, thank you so much for the Chairman’s Award trip. We just returned from a delightful time in Las Vegas. Walking “the strip” was a unique experience, but we spent most of our time on the hiking trails within an hour of Las Vegas. They were spectacular!

The condo accommodations were top-notch and we also enjoyed exceptional meals – Egyptian, Mexican, Italian and Mediterranean among them.

We also had the opportunity to visit the World of Concrete exhibit and the Cortec booth. So interesting to learn even more about our products and the market in which we operate.

Thanks again, Boris. I truly appreciate it.


Francisco  @ 07/02/2020 09:02:29

Dear Boris,

Malena, my son Carlos and me, were surprised by these magnificent suits. We are truly enjoying the comfortability and beautiful sight. Thank you very much for this amazing prize!

Best regards


Jessi  @ 23/01/2020 11:01:43

Julie Holmquist  @ 16/01/2020 09:01:10

Francisco  @ 14/01/2020 02:01:29
Dear Boris,

We truly appreciate this gentle prize. No doubt my family will enjoy a memorable vacation.

Thank you!

Predrag Zvecevac  @ 13/01/2020 09:01:10

Dear Boris and Ines

In behalf of me and all of my family I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. You gave us once in a life time opportunity to visit the capital of entertainment. During our visit we hade chance to relax by the pool, see the beautiful beaches on the coast and of course had a thrill of amusement parks. Before we return to Croatia I enclosed a photo foem downtown Orlando--Lake Eola. Best regards

Dijana Zrinski  @ 13/01/2020 09:01:10

Dear Mr. Boris and Ines,

Thank you for making impossible dream become possible. Thank you for believing in me and encouraging me to be best I can be.

Thank you for beautiful flowers you managed to make me cry.

Jessi  @ 20/12/2019 11:12:43

Predrag Zvecevac  @ 13/12/2019 09:12:43
Dear Mr. Boris and Mrs. Ines,

If we could tell Santa what to give you, It would be happiness and peace, not just for Christmas but for the entire year!!!! On behalf of all EcoCortec employees I want to thank You and Mrs. Ines for your generous Christmas Bonus!! We are truly happy to have you!

Please find link with photo from Christmas Reception: Link for the gallery

Best regards

Bijan Kermani  @ 12/12/2019 09:12:32

A good article and read it with interest – well done and keep up the good work.

Best regards

Monica Yang  @ 06/12/2019 10:12:05

Dear Boris Thank you for our year-end bonus, we appreciate it very much. Also we will have employees’ Christmas dinner on Dec 19th.

Bionetix employees are very happy, and they would like to thank you!!

Matt Lang  @ 12/11/2019 10:11:02
Hello Boris,

This is Matt Lang. I work with George Wurtz Appvion. You and I met when we visited your facility earlier this year. At lunch, I mentioned that my wife booked a cruise to The Adriatic and Croatia. We are here now and had a very nice day in Split. Tomorrow we are looking forward to Dubrovnik. The history here is amazing, especially compared to the US. You are famous here. On a walking tour, I mentioned your name and our tour guide said “yes, he was almost our President.” Many times during the rest of the tour she used the phrase “American Dream”. Thanks for promoting Croatia. The people we have met have been very good to us.

I hope you are well.


Marc Bienvenu  @ 14/10/2019 09:10:37
Dear Boris,

I wanted to thank you for this perfectly organised World Sales Meeting. Spending time with the Cortec family is always fruitful and a lot of fun.

As you say, Franck and I have a great challenge ahead of us. We are very much looking forward to developing our business. With the help and support of Cortec, we can achieve great things!

Your personal attention and support is also very much appreciated.

Best regards

Jessica Carpenter-Glanz  @ 26/08/2019 10:08:10
Boris, Thank you again for the award last year.

We used your timeshare this past week. It was really nice and a great location. We chose Vegas. The last time I was there I was 19 and expecting my oldest. We were probably asleep by 1030 each night but had a really fun time. We went to the Grand Canyon and Red Rock and gambled only $20 (just to say we gambled). I can’t thank you enough for the opportunities you have given me by letting me work for your company. I will continue to work hard.

Thank you again!

Bijan Kermani  @ 17/07/2019 08:07:56

Hope that all is well – just saw your paper in the MP Supplement. Read with interest and found it very informative. It is well prepared and covers interesting topics of great importance to the industry. Well done to all who contributed and captured the technical information.

Best Regards

Mike Gabor  @ 02/07/2019 11:07:50

It is a true honor to receive your Chairman’s Award. Thank you very much!

Ming Shen  @ 01/07/2019 10:07:37

Sorry I didn’t write back on your kind Chairman Award sooner—I was surprised by you kind thought and felt a bit “under deserving “.

I was thinking how to convey to the lab it’s an indication of your emphasis of importance of work the lab does. And worthy lab work is recognized.

Thanks again!

Shannon Garrow  @ 24/06/2019 09:06:10
Hi Boris,

Thank you so much for the Chairman’s Award. I have been working here for 13 years and I can from the bottom of my heart say that it was the best move I ever made. I appreciate all the years you have mentored me to help get me to where I am today, and I look forward to the future working my hardest for Cortec and you. I believe our passion for marketing makes us a great team and I know Cortec will get to the next level and hopefully soar beyond the dreams you have for it.

Why is the sky the limit when we’ve stepped on the moon!

Thank you again!

David Latzke  @ 04/06/2019 09:06:33

Thank you for the meeting today. As I mentioned when we concluded the meeting, one of the best parts of my job is getting to meet entrepreneurial business owners who excel at what they do.

Peter Begich  @ 23/05/2019 01:05:52
Thank you for wonderful autobiography you have shared and an opportunity to learn about your beginnings as an immigrant, entrepreneur, business owner and above all true Patriot along with the hard earned American Dream with many sacrifices and wonderful anecdotes that are very inspiring.

Ana & Maryza  @ 23/05/2019 10:05:07
Thank you so very much for the trip to Florida.

It was an incredible set away, we have a wonderful time!

Thank you!

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American Dream: A Guy From Croatia


American Dream: A Guy From Croatia

"With $37 in our pockets and much apprehension in our hearts, we flew toward our future. We had no time to think what lay ahead because the future conies to soon anyhow."

American Dream: A Guy From Croatia is the exciting saga of a man who fled his home country with nothing but change in his pockets and built a successful company with determination and guts in America. It's a story of business savvy and risk taking that will arouse the entrepreneurial spirit in every reader.

"When he arrived in the United States, Boris Miksic brought along energy, intelligence and determination. But also a dream. He was the Croatian gift to America. Today, as a successful entrepreneur, he is the American gift to Croatia."

— Governor Rudy Perpich

Movie: When the Dead Vote


When the Dead Vote, Filmmind & Capistrano in cooperation with PBS

Movie: How to Kill Miksic


How to kill Miksic, spaghetti western movie by Z Television

Around the World by Private Jet


Our around the World Expedition by the National Geographic Society

Galapagos Islands


Our Galapagos Expedition by National Geography Society

Plaćeno vlastitim sredstvima Borisa Mikšića